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The Spirit
of the Season

A Madison Symphony Christmas

Venue: Overture Hall

Friday, Dec. 2, 2022
7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022
8:00 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022
2:30 p.m.

Buy Single Tickets
Single tickets $20-$98
on sale NOW through the Overture Center Box Office, 201 State Street

Please note: Additional Overture Center fees apply to phone and online orders (no fee for in-person orders) 

Madison Symphony and Opera favorite, Adriana Zabala, joins UW–Madison Alumnus and Broadway star, Nate Stampley, for this season’s Christmas concert. Our traditional partnerships with Madison Youth Choirs, Mt. Zion Gospel Choir and our own Madison Symphony Chorus will continue as we officially kick off the Madison holiday season.  – John DeMain, Music Director

Limited Ticket Notice
Please note that our Sunday, Dec. 4 concert is sold out. We anticipate that the Friday, Dec. 2 and Saturday, Dec. 3 concerts will also sell out by show times.

Health and Safety
Wearing masks is strongly encouraged for the safety of everyone at these concerts, though not required.


Enhance Your Concert Experience

Caroling in the Lobby
Join the Madison Symphony Chorus for free caroling in the Overture Hall Lobby 55 minutes before the concert!

Friday: 6:35–7:05 p.m.
Saturday: 7:05–7:35 p.m.
Sunday: 1:35–2:05 p.m.


Free Community Carol Sing
Saturday, December 3, 11:00 a.m.

Bring your pipes, and your friends and family, to raise a joyful noise with the Overture Concert Organ and Principal Organist Greg Zelek. All ages are welcome, and no tickets or reservations are needed. Each event takes place in Overture Hall and lasts 45 minutes to one hour.

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…it was moving, magical, meditative, and the transitions were seamless. Bravo to all the artists!

— MSO Subscriber

Meet the Performers

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John DeMain, Conducting

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Adriana Zabala, Mezzo-Soprano

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Nathaniel Stampley, Baritone

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Madison Symphony Chorus

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Madison Youth Choirs

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Mount Zion Gospel Choir

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Thank You To Our Generous Sponsors!

Major funding provided by

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Fiore Companies Logo


Richard and Pamela Reese, in memory of Maurice and Arlene Reese


Judith and Nick Topitzes


An Anonymous Friend

Additional funding provided by


AE Business Solutions


Flad Architects


Hooper Foundation


Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.

with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts

Sponsor Spotlight Message

BMO Wealth Management is proud to be a sponsor of the Madison Symphony Orchestra and wishes them many years of success. 
– BMO Harris Bank

Take note. We guarantee a refund for tickets to any concert that cannot be performed for any reason. We will adhere to all public health guidelines and cooperate with Overture Center for the Arts for your safety. Programs, dates, and artists subject to change.

We’re excited to welcome you back to Overture Hall this fall for live in-person performances! We understand you may have questions about safety protocols. Visit our FAQ page for the latest info.


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Overture Center for the Arts
201 State Street
Madison, WI 53703 United States